Sequatchie County, TN

SEQUATCHIE COUNTY

County Seat - Dunlap
Nearest MSA - Chattanooga, 30 Miles

Population
2015 Est. - 14,811

Available Labor Force

Labor Force 5,910
Unemployment 310
Unemployment Rate 5.3%
 2015
 

Tax Structure

Property Tax $2.57 per $100
Ratio of Assessment:  
Residential 25%
Industrial 40%
Personal (Equipment Inventory) Raw Materials Only 30%
Sales Tax (County) 2.25%
Sales Tax (State) 7.0%
Income Tax: None
Personal 6.0% on interest and dividends
Excise (Corporate) 6.0% of net earnings
Franchise Tax .25 per $100 of Capital Properties
Unemployment Tax  
(New Employers) 2.7% of first $9,000

Transportation

 
Railroads 0
Highways 1-US Hwy 127
I-75 28 miles to access (Adjacent)
Air Freight 0
Motor Freight 4
Navigable Waterway Tennessee River
Nearest Port Facility - Chattanooga, 36 miles
Channel Depth, 9'
Air Service
Commercial Service Chattanooga Metro Airport, 36 miles
Runway Length, 7,400'
General Aviation Marion County Airport, 31 miles
Runway Length, 3,500'

Education

Number of High Schools 2-Sequatchie County High School, Whitwell High School
Number of Colleges Serving Sequatchie County (2 & 4 year) 1-Chattanooga State Technical Community College

Health Care

Hospitals 1-North Valley Hospital
Clinics 4
Doctors 7
Dentists 7
Nursing Homes 2-Alexian Healthcare Center, NHC Healthcare of Sequatchie

Major Employers

Firm Name Product Total Employees
Sequatchie County School District Schools 225
Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency Public Service 225
Citizens Tri County Bank Banking 200
County of Sequatchie Government 150
Nhc Healthcare/Sequatchie, LLC Healthcare 99